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  • Duck numbers variable; Canada goose numbers up from last year

    | Published on July 18, 2017 at 10:16am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Population counts showed variable results for several species of ducks that breed in Minnesota, according to the results of the annual Department of Natural Resources spring waterfowl surveys. “Mallard and blue-winged teal counts declined some from last year but we saw some increases in other species like ring-necked ducks, wood ducks and hooded mergansers,” said Steve… Read More

  • ‘Stampeders’ enjoy Pelican Fest walk-run

    | Published on July 18, 2017 at 10:02am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    It was a beautiful morning for a run–or a walk. The Pelican Pete Stampede had a great turnout for the early morning jaunt, during Pelican Fest on July 15. Pictured in the lead is the runner who went on to place second in the race, Duane Oftedahl, who ran the course in 16.52. He was right behind winner… Read More

  • Pelican athletes travel to Apple Valley for state meet

    | Published on July 11, 2017 at 9:57am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Seven athletes from the Pelican Rapids Special Olympics team headed to Apple Valley, MN to compete at the state track and field meet last week. They enjoyed two beautiful days of competition filled with a lot of fun. Some of the highlights were Brittney Ross earning a gold medal in the shot put event; Stephanie Carlson… Read More

  • Henning’s colorful football history detailed in new book by hometown writer

    | Published on July 11, 2017 at 9:54am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    High school football has been popular in Otter Tail County for many decades. Star players from Henning are recalled by many county residents. Area football fans remember Henning natives and football stars such as Don Stueve and Bob Bjorkund who are featured in a new book, “Henning’s Gridiron Giants.” Henning native Cliff Buchan wrote the football book… Read More

  • Pelican Babe Ruth team gearing up for playoffs

    | Published on July 11, 2017 at 9:48am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    The Pelican Rapids age 13 and under Babe Ruth team ended their regular season in Ashby on a hot Wednesday night July 5. Playoff action starts July 13. Pictured above, Hunter Williams sliding safely into third base and Chase Restad pitching.

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